Foreshadowing is the transnational initiative dedicated to grieving ecological loss. This space builds and activates multi-platforms and resources for interrogating neo-colonial structure around the climate crisis and developing the agency and intelligence for collective witnessing and transformative healing. It aims to process grief through community-led interspecies epistemology.

shado mag CIC

shado is a lived experience-led community of artists, activists and journalists united in the fight for social justice. shado provides a space for those across different fields, who are currently working in isolation, to co-exist. We work with a community of over 300 artists, activists and journalists in over 50 countries around the world to spotlight and celebrate necessary and innovative stories. 

theblokhouse studio

Founded by Fine Art graduates from University Centre South Essex College in 2020, theblokhouse is an artist-run studio and project space in the heart of Southend on Sea, offering supportive studio space and facilities, artist-made creative learning resources addressing a wide range of disciplines, workshops, critiques, mentoring and career development.


Asset of Community Value (ACV) document community and culture through print, digital and collaborative real-life projects that bring people together in a supercollider of diversity. The collective showcase their work through an annual 200-page publication, spotlighting communities, grassroots organisations & artists working with people-based practices and themes of social justice.

Mouries Collective

We, Mouries Collective, are a fluid and interdisciplinary group of female artists, researchers and therapists based in Athens, Greece. Originally we gathered due to our common interests in healing and divination practices. We focus on developing connections with trees, plants and the diverse beings with whom we share this planet. We are now working under […]

Liverpool African Diasporic Filmmakers Network 

Liverpool African Diasporic Filmmakers Network (LADFN) is a collective of Filmmakers, Creatives, Practitioners and Entrepreneurs that centre black identity in their work. We hold monthly gathering (in person and virtual) to connect, share and develop creative and entrepreneurial initiatives. If you’re interested networking, send your email and join our membership.


Lantana is a children’s book publisher and social enterprise that believes in the power of reading to encourage children towards a greater sense of self-worth, self-esteem and belonging. By publishing inclusive books by authors from under-represented groups, their books promote diversity and inclusion, social and racial justice, female empowerment, and empathy.

The Reading Room

The Reading Room is a collaborative project where people can read, learn, listen, and share ideas. Through linking up with spaces across the country, we’ve created libraries stocked with thought provoking books. Reading groups and opportunities to meet authors are being established, providing resources and activities that hope to catalyse collaboration and conversation.

Fuel Poverty Action

Fuel Poverty Action confronts the climate and cost of living catastrophes as one fossil-fuelled crisis. We support residents fighting for safe, non-flammable insulation; warm secure housing; reliable, affordable communal heating systems; windfall taxes on energy corporation profits; and fair energy pricing. Born 2011, we’re a small but growing grassroots group.

Hopeful solidarities

Hopeful Solidarities is a collaboration between three writer-teacher-activists and community
organisations we are part of in Brighton and Hove. In times of multiple intersecting crises,
ranging from struggles for daily survival in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the spiralling cost
of living, climate change and the racist legacies of European colonialism, we explore and work
alongside islands of hope. We engage with members of our community organisations, listening
to people’s reflections on their own stories in the light of the present moment, and seek to
build on emergent solidarities through everyday, practical and creative work including writing,
film, photography, food and music.


SHIFT is a digital platform that undertakes research and conversations with UK based learning disabled and neurodivergent artists about where and how their works are placed, showcased, and written about. The accessible films showcase eight artists and their practices, alongside important conversations with these artists, hearing their opinions.


POWER declares that a climate emergency has arrived on every street. As artists and filmmakers working with our home community we are taking a vital leap of the imagination – giving ourselves the power of government to print money and enact a Green New Deal now setting up a solar POWER STATION across the rooftops of Waltham Forest, London.

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